Amanda C. Cook


Position: Associate Professor of Economics
Phone: 419-372-8065

Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D., Purdue University, 2016

CFDR Primary Research Area: Social Relationships and Well-Being

Dr. Cook's research interests are in health economics, and econometrics. She studies hospital reimbursement, health insurance, and health policy as well as techniques that allow causal inference.

Recent Publications:

Cook, Amanda C. & Amanda Stype. (Forthcoming). Medicaid Expansion and Infant Mortality: The (Questionable) Impact of the Affordable Care Act. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.   doi: 10.1136/jech-2019-213666

Cook, Amanda C. & Susan Averett (2020). Do Hospitals Respond to Changing Incentive Structures? Evidence from Medicare's 2007 DRG Restructuring. Journal of Health Economics. Article 102319. doi: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2020.102319

Cook, Amanda C. (2020). Do the Uninsured Demand Less Care? Evidence from Maryland's Hospitals” International Journal of Health Economics and Management. 20, 251-276. doi: 10.1007/s10754-020-09280-4

Cook, Amanda C., Gregory Leung, & Rhet A. Smith. (2020). Marijuana Decriminalization, Medical Marijuana Laws, and Fatal Traffic Crashes in US Cities, 2010–2017. American Journal of Public Health 110 (3). 363-369. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2019.305484

Alice Abboud & Amanda C. Cook (2020). Differential Rates of Medicaid Uptake for Hispanic English Speakers and Hispanic Spanish Speakers under the Affordable Care Act. Journal of Economics, Race, and Policy. 3, 159-174. doi: 10.1007/s41996-019-00036-y

Amanda C. Cook & Donovan Beachy (2019).The Impact of Hurricane Matthew on School Attendance: An Analysis from Rural Haiti, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(1), 55. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16010055

James R. Bland & Amanda C. Cook (2018). Random effects probit and logit: understanding predictions and marginal effects, Applied Economics Letters, 26(2), 116-123. doi: 10.1080/13504851.2018.1441498